Christine McDonald was sold into 21 years of sex trafficking after foster care

Christine Clarity McDonald was sold into human trafficking after falling through the cracks of the very flawed foster care system and experiencing several stints of homelessness. McDonald was also forced to choose between her eyesight and her unborn child, which resulted in complete blindness. After 103 arrests, seven prison stints, and almost taking a life, […]

‘Meet the Band’ cast member arrested for sex trafficking

Rapper Chopper, who attained moderate national fame as a cast member on the popular reality TV show “Making the Band,” has been arrested in connection to alleged prostitution and sex trafficking. Chopper, who was born Kevin Barnes in New Orleans, was busted by law enforcement officials in Annapolis, Maryland, 30 miles southeast of Baltimore. The […]

Georgia deputy arrested for alleged sex trafficking, other felonies

An Atlanta-area sheriff’s deputy has been arrested and indicted on a series of major sex crimes that include trafficking in minors and rape. Derrick Gardner, who was an officer with the police department in DeKalb County, an eastern suburb of Atlanta, has been charged with trafficking of persons for sexual servitude, rape, child molestation, cruelty […]

Tisha Campbell warns women after nearly becoming sex trafficking victim (video)

Actress Tisha Campbell issued a warning to all citizens to beware of the sex traffickers who can strike anywhere at any time. Campbell, 53, who is best known for her roles in “Martin” and House Party, said she believes she came close to being kidnapped and trafficked this past week. She was filming an independent […]

Azriel Clary reacts to R. Kelly’s guilty verdict after surviving his madness

Prior to R. Kelly’s arrest, he was involved in a polygamous relationship with Azriel Clary and Joycelyn Savage, two aspiring singers he met when they were young. Kelly was accused of seduction, brainwashing and holding either of them hostage. Kelly had the women sit with Gayle King in 2019 prior to his trial in a […]

R. Kelly’s ex-wife Drea and singer Sparkle react to his conviction

R. Kelly learned part of his fate yesterday, Sept. 27, when he was convicted on all counts in a federal sex trafficking trial after decades of avoiding criminal prosecution for numerous allegations of misconduct with young women and children. The singer’s ex-wife Drea Lee, (formerly Drea Kelly), has three adult children with the singer and […]

Huh? R. Kelly’s lawyer compares singer’s fight to Martin Luther King Jr.’s

R. Kelly’s defense attorney actually compared the singer’s fight for freedom with Martin Luther King’s quest for justice. Yes, you read that right. Robert Sylvester Kelly’s attorney, Deveraux Cannick, made the comparison during her closing arguments in the federal racketeering and sex trafficking trial in New York. Cannick told the Brooklyn-based jury that Kelly’s quest […]

R. Kelly owes millions in back taxes

R. Kelly owes millions in back taxes. The “I Believe I Can Fly” singer — who is currently in jail in New York awaiting trial for various sex offenses — has had a federal lien filed against him in Illinois, which according to, states he has refused to pay $1,935,034.88 owed on his bill […]

R. Kelly’s trial delayed again

R. Kelly‘s trial has been delayed for a fourth time. The 47-year-old singer — who is waiting to stand trial on charges of sex trafficking and racketeering in Brooklyn, New York — will now have his trial seen on Aug. 9, 2021, after being pushed back from April due to the coronavirus pandemic. Brooklyn federal […]

R. Kelly sex trafficking case will have anonymous jury

R. Kelly’s federal sex trafficking case in Brooklyn will be heard by an anonymous jury, a judge has ruled. The “Ignition” hitmaker has been charged with sex trafficking and racketeering in Brooklyn, New York, and in a newly unsealed decision, it has been revealed the jurors on his case will be anonymous. U.S. District Judge […]

Sex trafficking sting leads to discovery of nearly 40 missing kids

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Nearly 40 children were rescued in Georgia following an operation created to combat sex trafficking. On Aug. 27, WSB-TV reported that “Operation Not Forgotten” was successful in the recovery of sexually exploited kids. The operation was headed by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Hunters and other agencies in Georgia that tracked the suspects who held the […]

Former sex slave Toni D. Rivera now saves kids from trafficking

While millions of sports fans enjoyed the NFL Superbowl between the Green Bay Packers and the New England Patriots, former sex slave Toni D. Rivera was stuck in a harrowing situation inside a seedy hotel where she was forced to pay off her pimp’s losing bet with her body. When the Packers lost that game […]

R. Kelly renews pleas to judge for his release

R. Kelly has requested to be released from jail again. The “Ignition” hitmaker was recently denied bail when he asked to be released from Chicago’s Metropolitan Correctional Center — where he is being held on charges that include sex trafficking, racketeering, and child pornography — amid the coronavirus pandemic. But the initial decision hasn’t stopped him from […]

R. Kelly’s New York trial has been pushed back

R. Kelly’s sex crimes trial in New York has been pushed back. The “Ignition” hitmaker was initially set to be tried in Brooklyn, New York, for charges that include sex trafficking, racketeering, and child pornography in May this year, but on Thursday, Feb 6, 2020, a judge at a pre-trial hearing pushed the back the […]

Lifetime to air ‘Surviving Jeffrey Epstein’ documentary

After milking the “Surviving R. Kelly” documentary for every last dollar, the Lifetime channel has announced that it is finally moving onto another alleged sexual assault perpetrator. One year after the six-part docu-series revolving around Robert Sylvester Kelly’s ruining his life and career — and may send him to prison for life — Lifetime is […]

Cyntoia Brown-Long explains how any woman can fall victim to sex trafficking

Cyntoia Brown-Long became a victim of sex trafficking as a teenager. After years of being in and out of juvenile facilities, she ran away from home and met a man, Garion “Kut Throat” McGlothen, who forced her into prostitution. Her story is similar to millions who have been victims of sex trafficking. She would eventually […]

R. Kelly begging judge to remove him from solitary confinement

When R. Kelly was busying himself as one the all-time great singers, songwriters and producers, he could get away with not being able to read or write because he was always surrounded by a loyal team to handle his affairs. But R. Kelly’s illiteracy has caught up with him in a devastating way now that […]

Cyntoia Brown debuts book cover and says she’s ‘loving’ her freedom (photo)

Now free from the Tennessee Prison for Women for exactly two weeks, sex trafficking survivor Cyntoia Brown is introspective and eternally grateful for being able to do the small things after 15 years in prison. “I am loving every single thing about being in my own home,” the 31-year-old said according to NBC News, adding […]

Recently freed Cyntoia Brown is married, according to lawyer

Cyntoia Brown, the former sex trafficking victim who was sentenced to two life sentences for killing a man before being granted clemency, is now a married woman, according to her attorney as well as CBS 17, The Tennessean and WKRN News 2. Brown’s attorney, Ed Yarbrough, told WKRN News 2 that when Brown was released […]